Mary Herrick Paxton Ross
(1856 - 1935)
Mary Herrick Paxton Ross was active/lived in California. Mary Ross is known for floral landscape and still life painting, ceramics.
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Mary Paxton Herrick Ross (1856 - 1935)
On May 4, 1934 the Carmel Pine Cone listed Mary Herrick Ross as one of the “Twelve Women Who Have Helped Immortalize Carmel in the Arts because of her “celebrated” oil paintings of flowers. Among the other “immortals” were Mary DeNeale Morgan, Josephine Culbertson, Jennie V. Cannon, Elizabeth Strong, Laura Maxwell, Jessie A. Botke, Catherine Seideneck, Kate Carew, Jessie Short-Jackson, Ida M. Curtis and Helen C. Brown.
Mary Paxton Herrick was born in San Francisco, the first of seven siblings. Her father was a wealthy businessman who, in 1873, helped to establish the San Francisco School of Design. She had learned to draw under her father’s tutelage, and when the Scho
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